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Is hymen present in a person with congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

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I was born with an ambiguous genitalia due to congenital adrenal hyperplasia. I had an urogenital sinus. I have surgery to open the urogenital sinus. Do I have a hymen? Being that this is the case.
Posted Thu, 7 Aug 2014 in Women's Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 43 minutes later
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Hymen is likely to be absent

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Majority of cases of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia with xx karyotype do not have hymen . As there is common vaginal and urethral channel there is underdevelopment of lower 1/3 of Vagina leading to absence of hymen in majority.
It would be helpful if you could send clinical photograph for further assessment.


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Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 2 minutes later
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Take care

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Dear Ms

Take care

Wishing you great health.

Best regards
Dr Deepak
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